1. South American super classic
The epic battle between Boca Juniors and River Plate has long been considered the most exciting and dramatic match in South American football. In the first leg of the Copa Libertadores final, the two teams gave the audience 90 minutes of intense competition with a final score of 2-2.
The current River Plate head coach, Marcelo Gallardo is a legend of this team with the 1996 South American Club Championship. The counterweight to Gallard on the other side of the front line is no less competitive when Guillermo Barros Schelotto was once. There are 4 times claiming to be the king of the prestigious tournament in history. An interesting competition on the steering bench, who will be the winner in the end?
2. Great battle between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona in La Liga
The two giants of Spanish football will have an interesting encounter this weekend. Coach Diego Simeone’s army ranked behind Ernesto Valverde’s teachers and students with 1 point less. Before entering the great war, the situation between the two sides had many contrasting points.
Attack is still a strength of the Nou Camp team, but the defense system is having too many problems. The fact that star Samel Umtiti could not play due to injury caused a big hole for Barcelona with 10 consecutive matches to concede. They set a record when having to concede 4 goals at home since 2003 in an embarrassing 3-4 defeat to Betis.
Meanwhile, the decline in form from the attacking stars is making the Europa League champions miserable. After 12 matches, Atletico only scored 24 goals compared to 52 sides of great rival Barcelona. What’s more interesting, coach Simeone has never won the Blaugrana in La Liga since taking over the home team in 2011. The next big screen is an opportunity for the 48-year-old strategist to change history.
3. The reunion between Pellegrini and Man City
New West Ham United captain Manuel Pellegrini will have his first big fight on the bench with “old man” Man City this weekend. The Etihad Stadium team is showing remarkable strength with the leading position in the Premier League 2018/2019 rankings with a comprehensive defensive play. That only increased the determination of coach Pellegrini’s army in becoming the first team to take 3 points before the defending champions.
4. Return of “heir” Oliver Kahn
Michael Rensing grew up in the youth academy of Bayern Munich, and was recognized as the heir to the glove from the legendary Oliver Kahn in 2008. However, things took a turn for the worse with Rensing.
The Gray Lobster went through a bad period under coach Jurgen Klinsmann, and the 34-year-old goalkeeper had to say goodbye to the German champions in 2010. Since then, he has never regained his former glory. . After a period of adventures in Cologne and Bayer Leverkusen, Rensing joined Fortuna Dusseldorf five years ago.
This weekend in the 12th round of the Bundesliga, Bayern Munich will host Dusseldorf at home. This is seen as an opportunity for Rensing to prove that the Gray Lobster was wrong in deciding to part with him in the past; especially in the context that teachers and coaches Niko Kovac are in a serious crisis of form.
5. Derby match in the heart of French President Emmanuel Macron
According to sources from FourFourTwo, current and French President Emmanuel Macron is very interested in the match between Amiens and Marseille in Ligue 1 this weekend. However, there is an interesting detail that the 40-year-old man once admitted that he was a fan of Marseille since childhood, while he was born Amiens.
Who will Macron support in the upcoming match? Are you on the side of your hometown Amiens or your favorite team Marseille?
Mr. Nguyen | 11:20 11/23/2018